>>Thank you for your interest in becoming
a poll worker. We’re sure you are going to find the experience of helping others in
your community exercise their right to vote a very rewarding one. It’s a great way to
get involved in your community, and for students it’s an impressive addition to your resume.>>In order to Register to be a poll worker
for this project, you will need to complete two forms online. First, you will have to
register as a student poll worker, AND you must also register as a Boone County poll
worker. Here is how you go about completing this two step process.>>In your web browser, type in “www.boonepollworkers.org”.
This will take you to the student poll worker registration page hosted by the Institute
of Public Policy.>>Read through the introduction paragraph
at the top of the page. If you are a student and are registered to
vote in Boone County, complete the registration form and hit “submit”.
If you are not a student or are not a registered Boone County voter follow the instructions
outlined on this website. Let’s complete the student poll worker form
together….>>Type in your first name as it would appear
on a voter registration card.>>Type in your last name as it would appear
on a voter registration card.>>Provide an email address you check regularly
so any updates and notifications can reach you in a timely manner.>>Type in your Boone County address and your
primary phone number.>>Use the dropdown box to answer the question:
Are you a US Citizen?>>Use the dropdown box to answer the question:
Are you a registered Missouri voter?>>Now we would like to find out how you heard
about this opportunity. Did you receive an email or see a flyer about this, or were you
informed of this opportunity through something sponsored by the Office of Disabilities Services?
If so, select “MU office of Disability Services” as your response option.>Next, continue to use the drop down boxes
to answer the questions. Please Note as you complete these answers
that we are able to provide nearly any accommodation you may need. If you select yes, we will email
you and ask for more details.>>When all questions are answered, hit submit.
You will then be directed to the County Clerk’s website where you can complete step two of
this registration process.>>When you “submit” your student registration
form, we will send your name to the County Clerk so she can make sure to find your name
in the general pool of registered poll workers. Without the Clerk knowing that you are a student
participating in this project your name may not be selected to be a poll worker.>>However, submitting this registration form
does not mean that you have completed the two-step registration process. After submitting
this form, you are directed to the County Clerk’s website where you can register as
a Boone County Poll Worker. This is the second step of the process>>If you are not already at the county Clerk’s
site, type in your web browser “www.showmeboone.com/clerk”. This will take you to the Boone County Clerks
webpage where you can register as a Boone County Poll Worker.
Click on the Poll Workers tab.>>If you are a new applicant, select the “new
applicant” tab. You will be asked to “Search Eligible Voters”
which means the database will look for your name among the registered voters. You must
be a Boone County registered voter in order to be a poll worker.>>Enter your last and first name as it appears
on your voter registration When you find your name, hit “select”.>>Continue to answer the questions as prompted.>>At the end of the registration process you
will be able to select training. If you are unsure about which training to take, please
call the County Clerk office using the contact information provided on the website.>>In order to be a Boone County poll worker
you have to register on the Clerk’s website. When you register, your name goes into the
general pool of available poll workers and the Clerk is able to make assignments from
that pool. Because you have registered as a student we
will have notified the County Clerk that you are participating in the student poll worker
project and she will be able to assign you a position.>>When you attend training be sure to bring
your ID and have your social security number so payroll forms can be completed.
Please note accessible parking is located across the street from the government building
off of 9th street and a couple spots off of Ash.>>On Election Day you will experience waves
of high, moderate and low traffic.>>Bring something quiet to keep you busy…
like a book, magazine, or ipod.>>Bring appropriate snacks, appropriate as
in not too fragrant and not too messy>>Following the election, you will receive
an email with a short survey asking you about your experience on Election Day.
>>Your name will remain in the student poll worker database until the end of the calendar
year.>>The County Clerk’s office will issue you
your paycheck for your training and Election Day hours.>>That completes the process of becoming a
poll worker. If you have any questions about the training or election day, please contact
the County Clerk’s office at 573-886-4375. Thank you for participating in the student
poll worker project.